An avalanche blocked the building of the hotel in Italy

Snow avalanche came down in the Central Italian region of Abruzzo, in the mountain range of Gran Sasso, completely covering local hotel Rigopiano the municipality of Farindola, which at this point might be more than 20 people.

The distress call was sent by two clients of the hotel. On the site of emergency rescuers work, trying to get to the structure in all possible ways, numbers of guests and the hotel staff do not respond.

According to the Prefecture, as of Wednesday at hotel Rigopiano Farindola di was was 20 people plus staff, whose number was not specified.

Unfortunately, there was a terrible tragedy. It seems that you can be killed, but this should be confirmed, — said the head of the province of Pescara and Antonio Di Marco.